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Social workers should receive the same legal protection from violence as emergency workers, according to sector bodies.
The council have told residents in two Portsmouth tower blocks they will have to move out due to safety concerns.
A worker has died on site at a council road improvement scheme in Surrey, after apparently being hit by plant machinery.
Tesco has been fined £1.6m for health and safety failures following a successful prosecution by Ealing Council.
Harrow Council is taking action against the owner of a house where two men were found dead and five others were hospitalised after a possible carbon monoxide leak.
The body responsible for building and maintaining 17 schools in Edinburgh has been criticised by the council for failing to carry out repair work.
Auditors have called on councils in Scotland to ‘learn lessons’ from the collapse of a school wall in Edinburgh.
The Court of Appeal has today ruled councils cannot use selective licensing conditions to impose new standards on private rented homes.
The introduction of 20mph speed limits in Bristol have managed to save four lives and avoid eleven serious injuries, according to a new study.
Taxi and private hire vehicle licences are being granted to drivers with criminal convictions because there are no national minimum standards to enforce sufficient safety checks, campaigners say.